Articles about House Bill

The same goes for the use of hand-washing and drinking facilities
Doesn’t quite roll off the tongue, does it?
Nobody likes having to remember such difficult names, and that's what nicknames are for-until they're changed, that is. Case in point: The North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), which we have come to know as 'Enlex,' will soon go by a
Are you courteous to our two-wheeled friends?
The Philippines just took another step toward making its streets more bicycle-friendly.House Bill 8911, otherwise known as the Minimum Overtaking of Cyclists Distance Act, has been approved in its third and final reading. Essentially, it makes overtaking bicycles in a
Hopefully no one gets special treatment
Do you feel that local transportation officials aren't in tune with the plight of working-class Filipino commuters? If your answer to this question is yes, then you're going to love this.According to a report by ABS-CBN News,
House Bill 8322 has been approved on second reading
A heads-up to motorcyclists: The House of Representatives has just approved House Bill 8322 on its second reading. The bill requires all motorcycle users to turn on their headlights at all times, day or night, while riding.Authored Rep. Mariano Michael
Yes, please
Today, the House of Representatives announced that it has approved House Bill 7774 on its third and final reading. All 212 members present approved the "Bill of Rights of Taxi, Tourist Car Transport Service and Vehicle for Hire Passengers."The bill'
The bill has just passed its third reading
Our work weeks may soon get shorter, but will it help ease traffic? A report by CNN Philippines reveals that the House of Representatives has just approved on the third and final reading House Bill 6152, which allows employees to have a
The country's oldest mountain highway
Kennon Road, the legendary stretch of road in Benguet province, is now one step closer to being declared a national heritage zone. The House of Representatives has just approved on the second reading House Bill 7502, which identifies the Kennon heritage zone
The fines are hefty
Back in March, we reported that the House of Representatives was working a bill that aims to punish those douchebags individuals who throw stones and other hard objects at cars. Well, it didn't take long for the congressmen to come to
Yes, please
We've all heard the horror stories of motorists who were driving along peacefully, only to be startled by the impact of a stone or some hard object hitting their windshield. Sometimes it's the result of errant citizens out for cheap
When is a car considered abandoned?
Rep. Delphine Gan Lee (Party list, AGRI) has filed House Bill 5249, which seeks to remove abandoned or derelict motor vehicles off the roads as these "obstruct the free flow of traffic.""Abandoned and derelict motor vehicles are nuisances," Lee said in
For every 24-hour period
Citing driver fatigue as one of the leading causes of potentially fatal road accidents in the country, Rep. Samuel Pagdilao Jr. (ACT-CIS party list) has filed House Bill 5271, which seeks to impose a nine-hour daily driving limit for public-
What is the proposed penalty?
Rep. Al Francis Bichara (2nd District, Albay) has filed House Bill 4986, which seeks to ban the "use of sidewalks and public roads for parking, business and sport activities, and other purposes inimical to the interest of pedestrians."According to the solon,
Violators to be fined as much as P1 million
Rep. Sajid Mangudadatu (2nd District, Maguindanao) has filed House Bill 4413, which seeks to prescribe the "regular calibration of fuel pumps in all gasoline stations throughout the country.""There should be a law penalizing unscrupulous gasoline stations owners who are defrauding the
To help curb crime
Rep. Mark Llandro Mendoza (4th District, Batangas) has filed a bill calling for government agencies and local government units (LGUs) to install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras on all public-utility vehicles nationwide."CCTV cameras provide accurate and real-time footage of
Do you agree?
If Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez (4th District, Leyte) had her way, the use of car horns would be banned, particularly when used by public-utility vehicles to attract passengers, calling it "a precursor to murderous or homicidal road rage.""The sensitivity of
Teaching tomorrow's motorists today
Reps. Rufus Rodriguez (2nd District, Cagayan de Oro City) and Maximo Rodriguez Jr. (Party List, Abante Mindanao) have filed House Bill 4160, which seeks to introduce road and traffic safety in the curriculum of elementary and secondary schools.According to Rodriguez, the
Will this ever be a reality in our lifetime?
Different iterations of the so-called Lemon Law, a law that protects the buyers of motor vehicles from products that \"fail to meet the standards of quality and performance,\" have been filed in both Congress and Senate. Unfortunately, the bills have never
Different limits for different types of road
Rep. Enrique Cojuangco (1st District, Tarlac) has filed a bill that will set the speed limits on both national and local roads \"to minimize vehicular accidents.\"According to Cojuangco, House Bill 3377 would give all government agencies \"a clear and uniform rule
Through local government units
With the election now over, Rep. Pedro Acharon Jr. (1st District, South Cotabato) wants to reintroduce in the 16th Congress House Bill 39--or the \"Motorcycles-For-Hire Act\"--which seeks to regulate the business operation of motorcycles for hire.\"It is
Despite having to be filed all over again
House Bill 4841, otherwise known as the \"Lemon Law of 2011,\" was passed by the House of Representatives on August 15, 2011, and transmitted to the Senate on August 18 of the same year. However, nothing has happened since then. With the
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